Definition of open chain in English:

open chain

Syllabification: o·pen chain


  • A molecular structure consisting of a chain of atoms with no closed rings.
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    • For instance, after chain collapse, smaller structural changes can be crucial to increase the acceptance rate, contrasting with an open chain, where small displacements can produce a very slow search.

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